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See all of British Columbia at the Royal BC Museum, a world-class museum of natural and human history. Explore our core galleries and immerse yourself in tales of where we've been and where we are going. Discover things and people you never knew...more
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
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We decided to be tourists while on a resent stay in Victoria. WHILE touring the inner harbor decided to take in the museum. Really enjoyed the overall regular displays but found the traveling Egyptian exibit ok but not what I expected.
The Royal BC Museum is one of the best natural history museums that you will see. It is within easy walking distance of all of the downtown hotels, and you will need to give yourself at least two hours in order to see it all...More
I thought it was so-so. That may have been influenced by the large crowd (read ... hard to see the pieces) and the families. I get that people have a right to attend these events with thier children, but strollers and kids running around is...More
Thank goodness it was raining the first day of our stay in Victoria. We were able to sleep in, have s leisurely breakfast then head to the museum for a good part of the day.
The First Peoples exhibition was very enlightening and the artefacts...More
This museum has 3 exhibits most of the time!!!! WOW!
When we visited the Royal Museum it was exhibiting the Ancient Egypte, in conjunction with IMAX movie, the Mysteries of Egypte.
The 3 of us were in awe with the quality of the IMAX experience....More
I've been here many times over the years. This time I came with my dad, aunt, nephew. First time for my nephew who is over 21.
Came mostly for me to see the Egyptian exhibit but since my nephew had never been here we explode...More
We went down to view the special exhibit on Egypt and it was amazing. The special exhibit was neat but the rest of the museum was equally amazing. I especially enjoyed the First Voices exhibit. I highly recommend taking a full day (or more) to...More
Wish we had had more time to explore the museum. We toured the Egypt exhibit which was quite extensive & interesting. But when we finished the exhibit we grabbed lunch at a pub and ended up not making it back to explore the rest of...More
RBCM Archives - suggest you call direct re. access to Archives, 250-256-7226. St. Ann's Academy - there is disabled access available by arrangement during opening hours. St. Ann's Archives is not at the Academy... has its... More
RBCM Archives - suggest you call direct re. access to Archives, 250-256-7226. St. Ann's Academy - there is disabled access available by arrangement during opening hours. St. Ann's Archives is not at the Academy... has its own web site - best to enquire re. access via that, 250- 953-8829. Good luck!